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Help Restore Hope For The Holidays
11/07/2018

With the holidays quickly approaching, many people are in the giving spirit. Some will volunteer their time in a nursing home, donate canned goods or hold a clothing drive. This season, we ask you to […]

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Talk With Your Kids About Boundaries, Safety Using “What If?” Game
11/05/2018

It’s fair to say that most parents worry about how their child would act in a potentially dangerous scenario. While many kids learn about “stranger danger” in school, it can be overlooked that abuse is […]

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What to Expect at a Domestic Violence Shelter
10/09/2018

Survivors may feel hesitant about contacting a local domestic violence shelter. And that’s partly because they don’t know what to expect or what questions they’ll be asked. The process of seeking a safe shelter can […]

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How You Can Help Prevent Teen Dating Violence
10/04/2018

Teen dating violence is on the rise. We know that 1 in 4 teens will find themselves in an unhealthy or abusive relationship. But how do we prevent it? Sheryl Clinger, Director of Advocacy and [...]

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Teen Relationships: Healthy, Unhealthy or Abusive?
08/30/2018

School is back in session, which means there’s plenty of opportunity for teens to develop new relationships. For middle school and high school students, this can be an overwhelming time, filled with roller coaster emotions [...]

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Kaleidoscope Youth Center Provides Support for LGBTQI Community
08/29/2018

In February 2016, Kaleidoscope Youth Center (KYC) opened its doors with one goal in mind: to provides services, safety and support to LGBTQI youth. Located in downtown Columbus on E. Town Street, KYC offers a […]

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Self-Care for Survivors
07/30/2018

Survivors of abuse often face day-to-day challenges on their path to healing. Advocates and counselors at The Center for Family Safety and Healing understand the importance of self-care during this process, and often recommend a […]

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Central Ohio Program Provides Shelter for Pets of Domestic Violence Victims
07/19/2018

Columbus Humane, formerly known as Capital Area Humane Society, offers a unique program designed to support victims of domestic violence. The Safe Haven for Pets program provides temporary housing and care options for pets of […]

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Strangulation: The Most Lethal Form of Domestic Violence
06/29/2018

Strangulation is a highly dangerous form of domestic violence that is a predictor of lethality. In May 2018, The Center for Family Safety and Healing collaborated with The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Project […]

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Reporting Elder Abuse – Who Do You Call?
06/15/2018

Elder abuse is any act that causes harm or threatens the risk of harm to an adult age 60 or older. Many elders are abused in their own homes, relatives’ homes and assisted living facilities […]

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